Parham scores 41 to lead VMI past W. Carolina 96-83
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Parham had a career-high 41 points as VMI beat Western Carolina 96-83 in the first round of the Southern Conference Tourney on Friday.
VMI faces WCU in SoCon tourney
No. 9 seed Western Carolina (7-24, 4-14) vs. No. 8 seed VMI (10-20, 4-14)
Southern Conference Tourney First Round, U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Friday, 5 p.m....
ETSU looks to extend streak vs WCU
Western Carolina (7-23, 4-13) vs. East Tennessee State (22-8, 12-5)
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
Parham posts career-high 38 to lead VMI past W Carolina
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored a career-high 38 points and Garrett Gilkeson and Myles Lewis each scored 15 and VMI beat Western 83-78 on Saturday to snap an eight-game losing...
WCU looks for home win vs VMI
VMI (7-20, 1-14) vs. Western Carolina (7-22, 4-12)
Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Carolina looks for its fourth straight win...
Alonso lifts UNC-Greensboro past Western Carolina in OT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso had 28 points and his 3-pointer with five seconds left in overtime lifted UNC Greensboro to a 79-76 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday...
Cummings scores 18 to lift Mercer over W. Carolina 74-65
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Ross Cummings had 18 points and seven rebounds as Mercer beat Western Carolina 74-65 on Thursday night.
Victor Bafutto had 13 points for Mercer (9-16, 4-9 Southern Conference), which broke its four-game losing streak.
Kameron Gibson had 16 points for the Catamounts (6-21, 3-11), who have now lost four games in a row. Carlos Dotson added 12 points and 10 rebounds. Marcus Thomas had 11 points.
Magee scores 30, lifts Wofford over Western Carolina 83-56
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee had 30 points as Wofford extended its win streak to 12 games, rolling past Western Carolina 83-56 on Saturday night.
Magee hit 8 of 11 3-pointers.
Cameron Jackson had 15 points, nine rebounds, five steals and three blocks for Wofford (21-4, 13-0 Southern Conference). Keve Aluma added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Nathan Hoover had 10 points for the home team.
Thomas, Steger power Western Carolina past Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Sophomore Marcus Thomas poured in a career-high 32 points and Onno Steger added a career-best 30 points as Western Carolina snapped a three-game skid with a 105-96 victory over Chattanooga on Thursday night.
UNCG closes on 17-2 run to beat Western Carolina 69-60
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 20 points and UNC Greensboro closed on a 17-2 run for a 69-60 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday night.
UNCG (16-3, 5-1 Southern Conference) has won nine of its last 10 games since a 78-61 loss at then-No. 10 Kentucky on Dec. 1.
Isaiah Miller added 15 points and James Dickey eight points with 11 rebounds for the Spartans.
Gibson, Halvorsen pace W. Carolina past The Citadel 94-82
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Kameron Gibson and Matt Halvorsen each scored 16 points, Carlos Dotson grabbed 14 rebounds and Western Carolina beat The Citadel 94-82 on Saturday.
The Catamounts (5-14, 2-4 Southern Conference) built a 27-10 lead in the first 10 minutes and never trailed. Halvorsen wrapped up scoring at the end of the half with three foul shots after getting fouled on a 3-point attempt for a 47-35 lead.
Cummings scores 36, lifts Mercer over Western Carolina 84-80
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Ross Cummings had a career-high 36 points as Mercer slipped past Western Carolina 84-80 on Thursday night.
Cummings hit 12 of 19 shots, including 7 of 11 from 3-point range, as the Bears (6-10, 1-3 Southern Conference) shot 56 percent from the floor and 45 percent from beyond the arc. Ethan Stair had 14 points and Jaylen Stowe added 12 points and seven rebounds.
Steger with 23 leads Western Carolina past Samford 76-69
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Onno Steger scored 23 points and Western Carolina picked up its first conference win, beating Samford 76-69 on Saturday.
Steger was 9 of 14 from the field including five from distance for the Catamounts (4-13, 1-3 Southern Conference). Kameron Gibson added 20 points and five assists, Carlos Dotson had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Matt Halvorsen had 10 points.
Chattanooga continues 3-ball assault in downing W Carolina
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Easley scored 21 points making all five of his 3-point shot attempts and David Jean-Baptiste added 13 to lead Chattanooga past Western Carolina 73-62 Thursday night.
Ramon Vila scored 10 points with seven rebounds and the Mocs (7-9, 2-1 Southern Conference) finished 24-of-47 (51.1 percent) shooting and made half their 22 3-point shot attempts. It was the seventh time this season they've made 11 or more from long range.
Wofford runs away from Western Carolina behind Jackson
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Jackson scored 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds to help Wofford beat Western Carolina 74-54 on Saturday.
Matt Pegram scored 15 points and Fletcher Magee added 14 with three 3-pointers for the Terriers (10-4, 2-0 Southern Conference), who outscored the Catamounts 40-20 in the paint and outrebounded them 39-28. Donovan Theme-Love dished four of the Terriers' 13 assists and had two of the teams' eight steals.
Lyons hits 3s in 2OT; Furman beats Western Carolina 90-88
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Lyons made a pair of 3-pointers in double overtime and finished with 29 points to lead Furman to a 90-88 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday in the Southern Conference opener for both schools.
Gibson leads Western Carolina past Jacksonville 77-65
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Kameron Gibson scored 19 points with a trio of 3-pointers to lead five players into double-figure scoring and Western Carolina defeated Jacksonville 77-65 on Saturday.
Matt Halvorsen and Carlos Dotson scored 13 each, Marcus Thomas 11 and Onno Steger 10 for Western Carolina, which ended a two-game slide.
The Catamounts (2-5) shot 53 percent from the floor (29-for-55) while Jacksonville was at 37 percent (22-59). Western Carolina also hit nine 3-pointers to 3 for Jacksonville.
Western Carolina beats NCCAA’s Hiwassee College 95-55
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Halvorsen scored 26 points, leading five players in double-figure scoring and Western Carolina picked up its first win of the season, beating Hiwassee College 94-55 on Saturday.
Halvorsen was 7 of 13 from the field including four from distance for the Catamounts (1-3). Marcus Thomas added 17 points and eight rebounds, Josh Cottrell had 12 points, Onno Steger had 11 points and five rebounds and Carlos Dotson led with 10 rebounds in addition to his 10 points.